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Neural correlates of reality monitoring during adolescence

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Simons, Jon S.
Published in Neuroimage. 2011, vol. 55, no. 3, p. 1393-1400
Abstract Reality monitoring processes serve the critical function of discriminating between externally derived information and self-generated information. Several reality monitoring studies with healthy adult participants have identified the anterior prefrontal cortex (PFC) as consistently engaged during the recollection of self-generated contextual cues. Furthermore, reduced activity of medial PFC has been linked with schizotypal trait expression of delusion and hallucination-like symptoms in healthy adults undergoing fMRI reality-monitoring tasks. The present study seeks to examine the cerebral underpinnings of reality monitoring during adolescence, a developmental stage where the expression of schizotypal traits may increase risk for psychosis.
Keywords AdolescentAdultBrain/anatomy & histologyBrain MappingFemaleHumansImage Processing, Computer-AssistedMagnetic Resonance ImagingMaleMemory/physiologyNeuropsychological TestsPrefrontal Cortex/physiologyPsychiatric Status Rating ScalesReality TestingSchizotypal Personality Disorder/psychologyWechsler Scales
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PMID: 21195192
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Research groups Unité de psychopathologie et neuropsychologie cognitive (UPNC)
Unité de psychologie clinique de l'adolescence (UPCA)
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LAGIOIA, Annalaura et al. Neural correlates of reality monitoring during adolescence. In: Neuroimage, 2011, vol. 55, n° 3, p. 1393-1400. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:25287

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